Methylcellulose and lens implantation.

  title={Methylcellulose and lens implantation.},
  author={Paul U Fechner and M U Fechner},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={67 4},
Methylcellulose has been used since 1976 to prevent damage to the corneal endothelium during operations for implantation of intraocular lenses. Originally one drop of a 1% solution was placed on the artificial lens just before its insertion. Later the anterior chamber was completely filled with a 2% solution of methylcellulose before implantation. In this… CONTINUE READING